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  • 1335 Students

  • 3.5 Hours

  • Completion Certiticate

  • Annual Membership

About the course

AWS Compute services such as Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Block Service (EBS), Auto Scaling, Lambda, Elastic Container Service (ECS), and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) are very critical for any architectures that will run on AWS, server-based or serverless. This course will introduce you to an adequate depth such that you will understand and configure these services. The course is full of hands-on labs to cement the theoretical part.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To The Course

    • Welcome to the course - Introduction

    • Video Player

  • 2

    Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Elastic Block Store (EBS)

    • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 101

    • Connecting to your EC2 instance using SSH (Mac Laptop)

    • Connecting to your EC2 instance using SSH (Windows Laptop using Putty client)

    • Instance Types and Instance Lifecycle

    • Instance Metadata and User Data

    • Instance Launch Options

    • Hands-On Lab : Spot instances

    • EC2 Placement Groups

    • EC2 Monitoring

    • EBS and EBS Types

    • EBS Snapshots Encryption Copying and Sharing

    • Hands-On Lab : EBS Snapshots Encryption, Copying, and Sharing

    • Sharing and Copying EC2 AMI

    • RAID Volumes and AWS Batch

  • 3

    Elasticity and Scaling - Auto Scaling (AS)

    • AS Intro

    • Hands-On Lab : AS Manual Scaling

    • AS Launch Templates Scaling Policies

    • Hands-On Lab : AS Launch Templates Scaling Policies

    • Life Cycle Hooks Timers Termination Policy

  • 4

    Elastic Container Services (ECS) and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

    • Elastic Container Service (ECS) and ECS Launch Types

    • Hands-On Lab : Docker Image and ECR

    • ECS - Other Features

    • Hands-On Lab : Creating an ECS Cluster, and ALB

    • Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

  • 5

    AWS Serverless Compute Services

    • Amazon Lambda

    • Hands-On Lab : Amazon Lambda

  • 6

    Next Steps

    • What is next?

    • Before you go...


Eissa Abousherif

Founder, Training and Content Development Lead @ DolfinED

A passionate cloud infrastructure architect with 26+ years of experience, holding many industry certificates from top vendors including AWS and Cisco, to name a few. During his career, Eissa led pre-sales and post-sales activities for projects of USD 250M+ in Total Contract Value (TCV) across multiple industry verticals. Eissa brings all his experience and passion for sharing knowledge and enabling others to prosper and reach their goals, which were the seed for DolfinED. Eissa has authored the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 100,000+ learners around the globe both online and in class. Now it is your turn to learn with Eissa and become a Cloud Pro.

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